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Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon CountyAbout Us

Rutgers Cooperative Extension is part of the Federal Land Grant University system serving as the educational outreach arm of the United States Department of Agriculture. We provide research-based information and programming developed at Cook College/New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, part of Rutgers, the State University. RCE strives to better the lives of the citizens of Hunterdon County through a cooperative agreement between Rutgers, the State University and the Hunterdon County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

You may reach the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County Staff at (908) 788-1339 between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 P.M., Monday to Friday.

 

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Agricultural - We assist Hunterdon's farmers in facing the challenge of operating a business in a heavily regulated environment, while enhancing market potential and using integrated management systems that are profitable, environmentally sound, and socially and politically acceptable.

Productive Futures For Youth (4-H) - Provide youth with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to function effectively in the economy of a global society. Youth develop positive attitudes, competencies, and skills that are critical for employment and good citizenship.

Strengthen Families - Provide parents and caregivers with knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to deal with societal trends affecting family and personal stability.

Financial Competence - Help individuals, families, agricultural producers, and small-business owners learn and apply principles of financial management to reduce debt, increase savings, and plan for retirement.

Enhancing Environmental Resources - Help consumers and agriculture and other businesses develop and implement practices that maintain an efficient balance among the environment, human health, and economic benefits.

Improved Food Safety and Nutrition - Assist the public in choosing and utilizing foods based on an understanding of food safety and nutrition.

NEWS/EVENTS

Rutgers Cooperative Extension 100th Anniversary Open House - Sunday, May 4, 2014

2014 4-H & Agricultural Fair August 20 to 24, 2014

Clifford E. and Melda C. Snyder Loan Fund

FEATURED PROGRAMS

Master Gardeners Program

NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP-Ed)

 




 

 

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